Silva Center for Phycological Documentation: Index Nominum Algarum


The INA is a card file and online reporting system maintained at the Silva Center for Phycological Documentation of the University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley. It contains nearly 200,000 names of algae (in the broad sense). The BPU is a card file containing bibliographic references pertaining to algal taxonomy.
A working list of algal type specimens at UC is available here

Tabular display

Results from INA database

  1. Coscinodiscus superbus Hardman image
  2. Coscinodiscus superbus var. californicus J.A. Long, D.P. Fuge & J. Smith image
  3. Coscinodiscus superbus var. moravica (A. Grunow) J. Rattray image
  4. Coscinodiscus superbus var. nova-zealandica E. Grove image
  5. Coscinodiscus superbus var. novo-zealandicus_(`nova-zealandica') E. Grove ex Rattray